India vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 1 Live Score And Updates: India Seek Stability After Poor 1st Session vs South Africa | Cricket News

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India vs South Africa Live Score 2nd Test: At Lunch on Day 1 of the second Test between India and South Africa at The Wanderers in Johannesburg, the visitors are in trouble as they are at 51/3. India lost Mayank Agarwal’s wicket after a good opening partnership but later Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were dismissed on consecutive balls. Olivier picked two wickets while Marco Jansen got one wicket. KL Rahul is still batting and going strong. Rahul is also leading India in the absence of Virat Kohli who is out with a back spasm. Hanuma Vihari has replaced Kohli in the XI. South Africa, on the other hand, have brought in Duanne Olivier in their XI. A high on the confidence Indian side is hoping to seal their maiden series win in the Rainbow Nation as they lead the three-match series 1-0. (LIVE SCORECARD) 

South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar(c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne(w), Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi

India Playing XI: KL Rahul(c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Here are the Live Updates of India vs South Africa 2nd Test, Day 1 Straight From The Wanderers Stadium







  • 16:30 (IST)

    Vihari Hits FOUR!

    Ngidi to Vihari, FOUR to cover. Brilliant shot from Vihari!! He was in good touch when he was the part of India A side that played against South Africa A and he is continuing the form in international cricket when opportunity knocked his doors.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 57/3

  • 16:14 (IST)

    India Need Partnership!

    India will look to build up a partnership to stay in the game after South Africa’s dominant first session. India’s stand-in captain KL Rahul is still batting and he’s going strong so far. Hanuma Vihari has arrived in the middle minutes before Lunch after Duanne Olivier removed Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane on consecutive balls.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 53/3

  • 15:35 (IST)

    South Africa Lose Another Review!

    South Africa lose yet another review as they gone to third umpire for a lbw call but there a an inner edge.

  • 15:23 (IST)

    Rahane Out On Golden Duck, Olivier On A Hat-Trick!

    Another wicket on very next deliver for Olivier!! Rahane is out on a golden duck!! Back of length ball and Rahane has given away an easy catch in the slips.

    Duanne Olivier has completed his 50 wickets in Test cricket.

    Rahane c Keegan Petersen b Olivier 0(1)

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 49/3

  • 15:19 (IST)

    Pujara Fails Again!

    Oliver to Pujara, OUT!! Second wicket goes down for India as Pujara has failed to score big yet again. Poor shot from India’s number 3 and South Africa are in control now.

    Pujara c Bavuma b Olivier 3(33)

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 49/2

  • 15:15 (IST)

    Rahul Shows His Class Again!

    Rabada to Rahul, FOUR to fine leg!! Confident shot from the Indian skipper!! He is in form of his life!!

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 49/1

  • 15:10 (IST)

    Impressive Shot From Skipper!

    Oliver to Rahul, FOUR to onside!! Good shot from the Indian skipper. A boundary after a long time!!

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 44/1

  • 15:00 (IST)

    Rahul Going Steady!

    Rahul has played 59 balls so far and scored 10 runs. He might be low on strike rate but the positive approach in his batting must have sent a strong message to the batter to come.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 39/1

  • 14:38 (IST)

    First Wicket Falls For India!

    Jansen to Mayank, That’s OUT!! caught behind!! First wicket falls for India as Mayank has to depart after a good start.

    Mayank c Verreynne b Marco Jansen 26(37) (4s-5)

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 36/1

  • 14:36 (IST)

    India In Good Position!

    Indian openers have batted really well till now, especially Mayank Agarwal the way he used his front foot since morning was terrific. They had added over 100 runs in the first Test and are off to a good start yet another time.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 36/0

  • 14:26 (IST)

    Jansen Comes In Attack!

    South Africa bowlers have stopped flow of runs in the last few overs. Marco Jansen comes into the attack.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 35/0

  • 14:09 (IST)

    India Off To A Good Start!

    Rabada to Mayank, FOUR to square leg!! Indian opener are dealing in boundaries now.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 32/0

  • 14:07 (IST)

    Back-To-Back Boundaries From Rahul!

    Oliver to Rahul, another boundary to third man this time. Two boundaries form this over and India are off to a good start.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 28/0

  • 14:05 (IST)

    First Boundary For Rahul!

    Oliver to Rahul, full length ball and the skipper has guided it to the boundary ropes. First boundary from KL Rahul.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 24/0

  • 14:04 (IST)

    South Africa Lose Review!

    Oliver to Rahul, appeal for caught behind!! Umpire has turned it down but South Africa have gone for a review.

    Review showed that there was no contact between the bat and the ball. The Indian captain will stay!!

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 20/0

  • 13:57 (IST)

    Good Shot From Mayank For A Boundary!

    Rabada to Mayank, FOUR, good stride from Mayank and that was another top-class shot to mid on.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 20/0

  • 13:43 (IST)

    Another Boundary For Mayank!

    Rabada to Mayank, FOUR!! Good shot from Mayank to deep point. Third boundary for the opener and India have 13 runs on the board at the end of third over.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 13/0

  • 13:41 (IST)

    Two Boundaries From 2nd Over!

    Oliver to Mayank, another good shot from Mayank for a boundary, this time was was overpitched and the opener guided it to long off.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 8/0

  • 13:39 (IST)

    Mayank Hits FOUR!

    Oliver to Mayank, brilliant cover drive from the opener for a boundary!! First runs in the Indian innings came in as a boundary.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 4/0

  • 13:36 (IST)

    Maiden Over From Rabada!

    Maiden over from Rabada to start off the second Test. Rahul has also batted in a positive approach in all 6 deliveries.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 0/0

  • 13:34 (IST)

    Good First Ball From Rabada!

    Rabada to Rahul, Good first ball, India’s stand-in skipper leaves the ball.

    SA vs IND Live Score: India 0/0

  • 13:25 (IST)

    All Set For Second Test!

    All set to begin, players are on the ground for national anthems

  • 13:20 (IST)

    Two Changes For South Africa!

    Two changes for South Africa as Kyle Verreynne has replaced Quinton de Kock and Duanne Olivier comes in for Wiaan Mulder.

    South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar(c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne(w), Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi

  • 13:18 (IST)

    Hanuma Vihari Replaces Injured Virat Kohli In India Playing XI!

    India made just one change in their playing XI as Hanuma Vihari has replaced injured Virat Kohli in the lineup. Rest the team is same.

    India Playing XI: KL Rahul(c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

  • 13:04 (IST)

    India Win Toss, Opt To Bat!

    India captain KL Rahul wins the toss and opts to bat first against South Africa in the second Test at The Wanderers in Johannesburg. 

  • 12:59 (IST)

    KL Rahul Leading India

    This is massive! We see KL Rahul walk out for the toss for India and not Virat Kohli. 

  • 12:51 (IST)

    India’s Spotless Record In Johannesburg

    India have never lost a Test match at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. In the five Tests that they have played, Team India has won two and draw three Tests, making this one of the most favourable venues for them in not only in South Africa but in all overseas conditions. 

  • 12:41 (IST)

    India All Set

    The Indian side has made all the right preparations coming into this crucial encounter. Here is glimpse of their training sessions ahead of the Johannesburg Test.

  • 12:10 (IST)

    IND vs SA 2nd Test Day 1 Live

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of India vs South Africa second Test match at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. India come into this Test match with a 113-run victory over the hosts in the previous Test. The Virat Kohli-led side would want to win this Test and seal their maiden series win in red-ball cricket on South African soil. 

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